Question: Good morning brother, I am and have been conflicted with a serious and tragic event for about a month now. I would like some direction on how to deal with it if you could. Recently, a former elder of our congregation took the life of his wife and himself in what we commonly refer…

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Question: In II Samuel 21, it speaks of how David spared seven of Saul’s descendants for the Gibeonites to kill, and afterward, God answered prayers. That just doesn’t make sense. Did God justify that once upon a time? Answer: “Now there was a famine in the days of David for three years, year after year;…

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by David Dann The psalmist poses the following question: “Why do You stand afar off, O LORD? Why do You hide in times of trouble?” (Psalms 10:1). As he describes the wicked man in the same passage, the inspired writer goes on to say, “He sits in the lurking places of the villages; in the…

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Question: I have sometimes heard that killing someone frees that person of their sins and that the killer takes on their sins. Is this true or is there any reference to this in any Bible verse? Answer: This is provably false. Sins are not inheritable nor can they be transferred to another person. “The soul…

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Question: Why does God kill so many humans? And why does this website try and make excuses for killing those humans? Surely such an amazing supernatural Creator could come up with a better plan than that. When I read about your God I find it hilarious. I really can believe the crazy, stupid, and ridiculous…

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Question: in Judges, some people were risen up by God to bring Israel out of the hands of other nations.  But why do so many of them murder other people? Ehud stabs a king and Jael drives a post through Sisera’s head.  I thought God wasn’t allowed to lead people into murdering other people? Answer:…

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Question: Honestly, I don’t know how I stumbled onto your web site,  but I am glad that I did.  I read through the majority of the “Question Answered 2010” and thought your advice was appropriate to the questions. So here is my question:  I was sharing a conversation with my teen-aged daughter.  I told her…

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Question: Why did God allow the Israelites to commit actions which are clearly wrong, by His command, such as allowing daughters to be sold into slavery (Exodus 21:7) or committing genocide upon the peoples of Canaan (Joshua)? If the Bible is infallible, is this the kind of moral code that God wants us to apply…

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